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good morning, america. severe weather breaks overnight. the end of the blistering heat waves leads behind roads torn apart. manholes exploding in the street. and this --- [ thunder ] the dramatic thunder crack that sent baseball players running for cover. zplmplg massive shark afew feet behind a kayaker in cape cod. new pictures emerge of katie holmes at her lawyer's office over the weekend. what is behind the superstars' move to play nice? and watch out.
a dearing feat almost ends in disaster. no net, no harness, how does he survive this incredible fall? it was all caught on tape. come on, sing it with me, reunited and it feels so good. even back together again. you had great vacations? >> fantastic. i let elliott off to sleep-away camp for the first time. >> how are you? >> tough for me. she said, see ya, dad. i'm out that here. >> did you know you could go crabbing with hot dogs? >> we use chicken legs. >> it's not attractive, but it works. they're all back to work in washington today. president obama going to rachet
up the pressure on congress. we'll have the latest on that. the president spent time at camp david over the weekend. >> he did. and did you all see this? this is a little league game. the parents going nuts. some of them. one parent was saying, come on, guys, set an example, kids are watching. there's always a camera rolling. everybody is here at the desk today. starting a whole new chapter at "gma," it's going to be "good afternoon, america." where's the countdown clock? when are you going to nap? >> what is this nap? i have never heard of them. i know lara and i are excited. the road has brought us here and it's just going to extend the brand here at "gma." everything that we have all done, you're going to get one more hour of it at 2:00 p.m. >> robin, say it for us?
>> gaa. >> you have to get both as. the deadly heat wave that has been burning up so much of the nation. the death toll now into the dozens. the end in sight. cooler temperatures moving in. our extreme weather team covering all the angles. leading the coverage for us, sam champion. >> good morning, everybody, again. we got more than 3,000 record high temperatures in the month of june. in the nine days of july, another 3500. look at the records going on. some places, not days above 90, consistent days above 100 degrees. many places set that record. st. louis, second place with ten days above 100. as far as the storms go, these were brutal, breaking storms. they moved in, taking care of a lot of the heat. in many places, the storms were
just about as bad as the heat wave in terms of the damage. weekend storms brought a chaotic end of heat for many. a massive crack of thunder sent players and umpires off the field. >> the players are coming off the field whether they want them to or not. >> reporter: the storms and heat waves have been blamed for 47 deaths. lightning struck and killed a woman at this beach in new jersey. >> within 15 minutes on the beach, she was struck. >> reporter: they did bring relief from a heat wave pounding us with triple-digit temperatures. near 100 trees in america's heart land. it bent rails, derailed trains. even for this. manhole exploding in new york city. temperatures in d.c. on saturday, 105.
causing this airplane to sink in the softening run way at reagan airport. near indianapolis, a 16-month-old girl left in a car by her mother. suffering from a heat-related seizure. temperatures in the car after the window was broken? 124 degrees. in maryland, three young boys drowned trying to beat the heat. divers found the boys on sunday morning. some of the worst storms of the 200 storm reports from last night were in the fredericksburg, virginia ir ya. david kerley is there. >> reporter: it's an explosion of storms that changed the weather. these people were home last night when that roof from another building landed on their house. that green thing is an air conditioning unit. it came from a building overhere, an industrial building. that is a cheerleading facility, there were girls inside practicing last night when the
storm hit. blew through the building, through bricks, blowing down the building. the instructor broke her ankle. none of the girls was hurt. the national weather service will be out here today to decide was this a tornado, a microburst? this storm changed everything overnight. zplncht we move to josh with the other top stories. good morning to both of you again and all of you. breaking news this morning. nasty computer virus threatening to block internet access to some 250,000 people. the bug created last year by hackers. it has infected thousands of computers around the world. so far, no widespread outages reported. nato is saying that six soldiers killed were all americans. nato forces are trying to stop the taliban from using that part of the country to attack the
capital. three people, including one american were gored today when a bull broke away from the pack at the run of course in the bulls in pamp loan that, spain. the injuries were not serious. the annual fest haveival contin for five more days. now a flight from hell for furious passengers on a spirit airlines jet. they were supposed to go from los angeles to ft. lauderdale. why did it take them 19 hours to get there? saturday, 10:0 p.m. flight 310 leaves los angeles to ft. lauderdale. halfway there, a passenger starts yelling and screaming. the captain diverts the plane to houston. the man is removed from the plane, the passengers are forced to sit on the plane for hours. >> it was unreal. >> reporter: finally allowed off
the plane, tempers flaring. >> he went, no! no way. no way! it took 25 minutes to come back and tell us that they were going to have a plane for us. >> reporter: arrival, 8:00 p.m. last night. 19 hours after leaving l.a. in a statement, the airline said, we understand that this has been an inconvenience for our customers. all customers are being given full refunds. the pilot chose not to press charges against the passenger who created the mess. a spectacular high-wire act. a chinese acrobat setting out to walk backwards while blind-folded. look what happens just before the end. losing his balance. he would plunge 130 feet to the ground. amazingly, that is him walking
away. not seriously hurt. i want to take this moment just to address the question we had. when nik wallenda walked across the false, why do it? why make him wear a harness? that's why you wear a harness. when it's on television, we didn't want you to see that. now to president obama taking the stage in the rose garden. he'll call on congress to keep tax cuts in place for everyone making less than $250,000 a year. the president will drive this message all week long. >> reporter: absolutely. it's not a new message. it's a new campaign focus. all the tax cuts passed under president bush expire at the end of the year. that means a big tax increase for virtually everybody who paid income taxes.
republicans insist all the tax cuts need to be extended, including those for the wealthy. day say it's bad economics to raise tax, right now. this will be a front and center issue for the campaign. >> the chances of this getting done before the end of the year are pretty small. the president has trouble with democrats that want a higher income limit for the tax cuts. >> reporter: the chances of this getting done this year are three z -- zero. it's getting nowhere in congress. raising taxes on anybody is a bad idea right now. the republicans are saying we should extend all the tax cuts. you'll be hearing a lot about it from the president and you'll hear pushback from republicans. >> jon karl, thank you very much. let's talk about ernest borgnine. he said he had the best job in the world, being an actor. he passed away on sunday.
david wright has the celebration of his life. ♪ >> reporter: his tour of duty as the skipper of the p.t. 73 made him a house hold name. >> this is -- chief -- nani, mani. >> reporter: but ernest borgnine was a serious actor before he was a tv star. in 1955, grace kelly presented the oscar. >> ernest borgnine in "marty." >> put on the blue suit, huh? >> blue suit, gray suit, i'm just a fat little man. a fat ugly man. >> you not ugly. >> i'm ugly, i'm ugly, i'm ugly. ma, leave me alone! >> reporter: he bet jerry lewis $1.98 he wouldn't win an oscar. he put 198 pennies in his daughter's sock just in case. >> i handed jerry the red sock.
i said, okay, you win. i walked up and got my oscar. >> reporter: he was always the gruff but likable guy. that's him in "the dirty dozen." and "the poseidon adventure." he worked long after many of his peers had retired or died. >> i never gave up. i said hey, i got the best job in the world. >> reporter: at age 92, nominated for an episode for a role on the last episode of "e.r." >> as an actor, your imagination works. >> reporter: ernest borgnine was 95. for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, hollywood. >> he had such an infectious smile. >> great, great career. a shocking sight off one of america's most popular beaches.
look at that shark behind the kayaker. walter paddled for his life. this is the latest in a string of shark sightings this month. let's go to linsey davis in cape cod. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, george. few things inspire more fear than a dorsal fin. picture it. you're on say occasion at the beach, kayaking for the first time when suddenly, people start pointing at you and shouting shark. >> i looked back. the shark was right behind me. >> reporter: it sounds like a scene out of hollywood. this is how walter's saturday played out on cape cod in front of an audience. hundreds of beeach goebeachgoer, paddle. >> i saw the fin right way.
figured this is it or i'm going to paddle in. >> reporter: he says moments before the frightening ordeal, he reassured his daughter the chances of seeing a shark was slim to none. so he wasn't expected to look over his shoulder and see this. >> that's me when i first took a look. and this is the guy that i'm going the say saved my life. he point td it out to me. >> reporter: this was the third sighting in cape cod in the last couple of weeks. the sharks are drawn to the area because of a huge spike in the seal population. author johnathan katherine says the fear of sharks is overrated. >> they're not trying to eat people. statistically, almost every shark attack, the person attacked survives. >> reporter: a 52-year-old california man had a closer
encounter with a great white. >> his boat was lifted up by a 14 to 18-foot shark. the boater was kicked out of the boat. the shark bit the kayak. >> reporter: walter credits the fact that he's still here to instinct. >> i thought it's it or i'm getting in. i paddled like no tomorrow. i ran out of the water like a little -- >> reporter: this beach is open again. the big concern is the conservation effort. the seal population has gone from 10,000 to 300,000. more of the shark sightings are likely, george. >> don't want to hear that. i think i still have some strawberries and cream in my teeth. breakfast at wimbledon. i loved this past week end. andy murray, lost to roger federer. roger is back to number one. the day before, serena williams. thi think about what she's overcome the last couple of years.
there she is, her sister, they went on the win the doubles crown as well. josh, saw your tweets. >> it turns into a global sports star. a wonderful time. what a weekend. federer setting a record. serena williams bouncing back to top form. emotions from both as well as from britain's andy murray proving again, something that we all knew. it was a fortnight for the ages. a singular rain-soaked two weeks that ended with two familiar faces, roger federer, serena williams, back on top. six-time champ federer trying for a record-tying seventh wimbledon crown, while great britain's own andy murray trying to be the first british man to win the title in almost 70 years. kate and pippa were there to cheer him on. the match was close in the beginning. after a short rain delay, murray fell apart. >> oh! >> reporter: while the
30-year-old swiss superstar put in a vintage performance that brought him to victory. his tears showed how much this win meant. >> it's nice. it's like it never left me. i couldn't be more happy. >> reporter: on saturday, serena williams faced off against agnieska radwanska. williams used her power game to win a fifth wimbledon title. >> it takes a team. it takes a team. >> reporter: fewer than two years ago, williams suffered a series of health cares, including blood clots in her lungs. this was particularly sweet. >> i'm here again. i could never have done this without you esther and val. when you were with me in the hospital. thank you so much. >> reporter: the men would have the final tears. murray tried to put on a brave
face. >> i'm going to try this. it's not gonna be easy. [ cheers and applause ] the support's been incredible. so -- thank you. >> reporter: at the was all we asked of our athletes, that they care as much as we do. all weekend long, that much was clear. for this ancestral scot, that lump catches in the throat again. what an end of the fortnight. where was william? and maybe harry tagging alone? they had a prior engagement. yeah, boogie boards at the beach. with the heat we have over the pond, i don't blame them one bit. boy, what a weekend at wimbledon. >> everybody having a fun weekend. >> you had a good weekend? >> me? i had a great weekend. i got your tweet. >> and the nation got your toes on twitter. >> let's talk about the cooling
break that will bring a smile to millions of faces this morning. and potentially throughout the week. the difference in temperatures. pittsburgh, 66, philadelphia, 78. this is a big, big difference. along that frontal boundary, there will be strong storms setting up. this will stay in position. plenty of rain in the southeast for awhile now. that rain is a good thing. where the cold air moves in, it normally displaces the warm air someplace else. to the west, warm temperatures. we'll talk about that throughout the week.
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heavy rain but sliding towards the east white marsh is showing heavy rain. we sit at 72 in town. 74 in dc easton at 75. and scattered showers will continue through the morning. and 87 mostly cloudy and a shower gusty thunderstorms. now over to lauren with a check on traffic. >> reporter: delays on 95 due to a crash along the northbound lanes at the harbor tunnel throughway. no problems to talk about traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel or harbor tunnel. heading out to the west side of the beltway and it's going to be crowded on the outer loop from 795 down towards route 40. and checking in and looking live at the beltway in overly at bel air road no problems to report. we will be nice and easy ride up towards 8 3. an accident on glen arm road. keep in mind at gun powder road. megan over to you. >> all right. thanks. this morning there's going to be a meeting in northern virginia the topic of discussion the restoration and future of the chesapeake bay.
the meeting of the bay's program executive council and epa administrator lisa jackson is and governor o'malley and vincent gray are scheduled to attend that meeting expected to produce an update on how the 6 states and the district are doing in an effort to bring back the bay after years of neglect. the cleanup is one of the biggest water pollution control projects in u.s. history. we will send you back to new york for "good morning america and and we will have another update in 30 minutes. have a great day.
i want to make it really tight. there is katie holmes leaving her lawyer's office this weekend. she's also seen grocery shopping with suri amid new reports that she and tom cruise may settle their divorce quietly. the top model fighting back an receiving death threats from an accused stalker. how she helped crack the case and how she fought back. and jack osbourne awill be here live talking about how being a new dad is helping him fight his diagnosis. josh and lara and the team. we have nothing better to do. >> what is this sleep you speak of?
>> you'll see the hottest topics on "good afternoon, america." one today about faith and relationships. >> tom and katie, everybody is talking about it. this is not the first hollywood marriage that reportedly collapsed over this issue. it's a topic that gets people wound up. >> we have play of the afternoon? >> we'll have a "play of the afternoon." a little more pop. everything fit to print, take away. >> even pop ins. even pop ins. >> what's a pop-in? >> where you pop in. >> you'll watch. >> 2:00 p.m. the countdown. first, the latest on tom cruise and katie holmes. there are science they may settle soon over suri. amy robach is here with that.
>> reporter: good morning. ever seasons katie field, cameras are following her every move. it's beginning to look like the battle between hol. s and cruise could be a quiet, private affair. katie holmes spent much of her week end in and out of her attorney's offices. holmes, flanked by her new security team, was mum on divorce details. this morning, abc news has learn that the divorce heard round the world may be headed to calmer waters. sources involved in the case saying cruise and holmes want to settle this matter privately. talks are ongoing between the two parties. >> tom is a private star. he doesn't want to drag his family through the mud. they both care about suri. >> reporter: since filing for divorce and requesting sole custody of suri, holmes has been
seen out and about with her around the city. >> seems like katie is trying to give suri a normal life. >> reporter: cruise has kept a lower profile. seen last week in iceland on the send of his latest movie. a choice his attorney, bert fields says, is intentional. we're letting the other side talk to the media until they get tire out. then we'll have something to say. cruise spent his 50birthday without suri. this will likely soon change. >> undoubtedly in the next week or so, you'll see tom cruise with the child. he's got to establish that he's the father of this child and he's in h the picture. >> reporter: as both sides work to hammer out an agreement, holms is getting back to work. ironically, in her next project, art is imitating life.
>> she's coproducing and cowriting a story about a single mom and her daughter. >> reporter: the notion that cruise will not be actively involved in issuri's life is no likely. turning to a big brawl that broke out after a heating little league game in columbus, georgia. the whole thing caught on camera. not the kids at the center of the chaos. instead, the parents behaving like poor sports. rob nelson has the story for us. >> reporter: not the scene one might expect to see at the end of a ball game. the northern little league had just defeated the harris county all-stars when instead of celebrating good sportsmanship, two parents under the into poor spots. two fathers from opposed teams caught in a physical aerlt
occasion. one parent pummeled by another. >> stop it, guys! >> reporter: spectators jumped into action. >> set an example, guys. >> come on. it's kids out here watching this stuff. >> reporter: tommy smith, a retired umpire witnessed the brawl and called 911. >> i have seen parents act disgusted and fuss. this is the first time i seen where parents actually hit each other. >> reporter: according to a police report, it started when charles davidson began playing loud music in celebration of the win. when king came over and said turn the music down. he reportedly said, i'm here to [ expletive ] you up. then there was a scuffle. the two teams came together to show true sportsman ship.
for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> davidson and king are headed to court. it was encouraging to hear the parents say, knock it off. >> good to see the kids set a good example. a chilling story of a top model who became a target. her online stalker threatened murder again and again. kournny fought back. >> reporter: she came from pennsylvania to los angeles chasing her dream. >> i left everything behind. >> reporter: and -- the work's been good? >> work's been great. >> reporter: a glamour model and self-described online personality, she has hundreds of thousands of followers. there can be a flip side to that fame. an e-mail out of the blue. >> i'm going the kill you. i kept reading it over and over. is this a joke? >> reporter: over the next few weeks, nearly 400 messages like this.
>> i hope you die in an automobile accident and crushes your ugly face through the wind sheld with a large piece of glass and it cuts your throat. >> reporter: this online stalker knew where she lived, her paints. he knew too much. >> you know what my demands are. time is running out. >> reporter: his demands were? >> that i stop modeling, move back home, be someone else. >> reporter: were you scared he would materialize? >> yeah. i was -- i'm scared for my life. >> reporter: the fbi took up the case and with courtney's help, just trapped herllege ed tormenter. the cyber trails led to his door. he never came within 1,000 miles of courtney but stands of
getting criminally, terrifyingly inside her head. >> it's power and about control. >> reporter: rhonda saunders has prosecuted stalkers. >> the internet makes it easier with youtube, with twitter. the stalkers believe that the celebrities are talking directly to them. they think that they have a relationship. and there's a lot more information out there about the victim. >> it's a catch 22. you have to put yourself out there, but this is not something i asked for. >> reporter: for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick will have more on the story tonight on "nightline." now let's go to sam. >> we had the tie hemp chur, the long line of storms that moved through, then a powerful line of storms over the week end. take a look at the damage. a live shot of fredericksburg, virginia. that could have been a tornado
that lifted a metal roof off and tossed it. here's where the northern half of the country gets a break. the southern half doesn't. good news, bad news in this. a lot of drought in the southern half of the country. but that combined with the heat. it will be brutally ugly for awhile. it will feel like 92 and above in jackson. the entire deep south getting the dose of heat and humidity. western temperatures, up to summerti >> careful, josh is doing the math. it says you lose 45 degrees from phoenix to san francisco. >> unbelievable. >> all that weather brought to
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cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: officers were quick to pull over justin bieber and ticket him for speeding. he was quick to offer up an excuse for why he allegedly reached 100 miles per hour on a busy speedway last friday. according to tmz, he says he was being chased by aggressive paparazzi. he filed complaints. >> when it passed me, it had to be going close to 100 miles an hour. i was anticipating a crash. >> reporter: this los angeles city councilman saw them and called 911. he says bieber should have been acrested. >> it was chaos. chaos. total disregard for people on the roadway. >> reporter: that shine thi chrome car is worth more than $100,000. and with as an 18th birthday gi
from his manager. ♪ i would like to be everything you want ♪ >> reporter: officers reportedly showed up at the singer's video shoot to continue their investigation. that same photographer accused of chasing bieber earlier in the day was still there, camera in hand. >> it's hard to lay a lot of blame solely on the paparazzi. bieber drives car that attracts quite a bit of attention. pictures of that will bring money to paparazzi to sell the picture, especially of him in the car. >> reporter: bieber's had it out with photographers before. l.a. prosecutors tell abc they're still deciding whether to file charges from this confrontation in may. an angry bieber went after the photographer in may. the biebs is hardly alone. halle berry went after
photographers outside her daughter's school. it's annoying and getting downright dangerous. >> there is so much money to be made in getting the "it" shot. people do crazy things to make the money. >> reporter: well sorks far, no official word back from bieber's camp. he was -- his manager was quoted adds calling the city councilman witness as someone just looking for a headline. robin? >> we'll see what happens down the road. josh with "the play of the day." and we have a new couch. and jack osbourne is here talking about his baby girl helping him face his health diagnosis. have an idea. [ female announcer ] new lipton tea & honey. sweetened with honey, made from real tea leaves and real fruit flavors! mmm...that is so good. ♪ [ female announcer ] lipton tea & honey. real is refreshing. ♪ it's never felt so real
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where are we? where are we, sam? now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> good morning i am mike masco. kent island socked in with the cloud and maryland's most powerful radar showing you radar in baltimore south going towards harbor tunnel. good downpours of rain swiping into dundalk and heavy rain middle refer along 95 going towards essex and 695 seeing heavy rain. so again, the theme to the morning will be the showers and it's a rain cooled 72 in the city limits. 74 washington and going towards easton at 75 degrees. so we have the cold front between bolt pore and dc right now. and that -- ballmore and dc
right now dropping towards the course of the afternoon. mostly cloudy skies and showers storm and going down to around 68 degrees for tonight. let's check your abc timesaver traffic. >> reporter: good morning. in addition to the rain we are dealing with several accidents. big problems on 95 where there's an accident northbound at route 100 and there's another scratch northbound at the harbor tunnel throughway. traffic is jammed back to route 175 as i said expect heavy delays and everything up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel and har -- harbor tunnelwest side japped from 9 -- jammed from 795 to route 40. parkville at harbor road packed. an accident on glen arm road and keep in mind it's at gun powder road. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. and if you want to try to win a$600 gas car like me on my
♪ [ cheers and applause ] and a whole bunch of people out there in times square to celebrate the start of the week. very excited. glad the heat breaking a little bit. get all the way to the 80s. we've got brand new once out there. a lot of people out there celebrating. we're going kick off a big week here. >> and we're going play the fighter. because jack osbourne is here. look at his baby girl. he is a brand new dad. he was public with his diagnosis of m.s. he's inspired people with his great spirit.
he's here to talk about it. he's got exciting project down the road and currently. a loft moms lashing out at miranda kerr. she said she had a natural childbirth because she didn't want her daughter to be born, quote, drugged up. >> i think josh brought it up. i don't think moms want to get their advice from a victoria's secret model. >> keep the tongue lashing to a minimum. a remarkable weight loss story. a young woman who says her own family was keeping her from dropping the pounds. then she met our friend, "extreme weight loss edition" pri chris powell. wait until you see her. >> the stories are always so good. where's the countdown clock? a new chapter here today.
just under six hours until "good afternoon america" begins. >> i better go. i need a nap. >> everything you love about "gma" but a little later. a live studio audience? >> come on down. also, pop-ins from the three big names on the program if you know what i'm saying, george, robin, sam. >> oh, that is a pop-in? >> yeah, that was my hint. are we allow to say the special guest? >> they have to stay until 8:30. we begin with the heat wave that has been scorching this great land. violent storms making way for cooler temp chus. a tornado, in fact, being blamed for this. tearing apart a virginia dance studio that was filled with cheerleaders. only two parents hurt. texas, thunder chasing the
rangers and twins off the field and into the dugout mid-game. the death toll has now topped 45. zpmgt and day on the lake beating that heat turned to tragedy for the acceptson of pop st star usher. 11-year-old kyle gibson is reportedly brain dead. a jet ski ran into the inner tube that he was riding in. it appears that alcohol was not a factor in the crash. zplncht check out a runaway tractor trailer. barreling right through the pumps. eyewitnesses racing to the rescue, despite fears that everything might blow. the driver says his brakes just went out. everybody here, by the way, was okay. and if your kids are hounding you for a pet, there's a new reason to say yes. children who grow up around dogs
and cats are healthier. a study out this morning finds that babies exposed to animals have fewer colds and ear infections. scientists think the pets help strengthen the youngsters' immune systems. and finally, a change at the top for power house abc station in chicago. the old antenna gnat beamed wls to millions was removed by a gutsy, gutsy budge of guys. sam -- >> no. >> one place i won't go. one worker that went to the top part of the team that installed the antenna 30 years ago. by a worker, i mean, not me. no way. >> that is a great station. >> fantastic. >> i gotta say, sam did a great job of filling in "pop news." great to have you back. >> i'm exhausted, lara.
>> thank you, you were great. i watched. you and i discussed. we had meetings about it. not the be taken lightly, this pot news. the news that pops. we begin with video we're pretty sure will be trending large by tend of the hour. our friend ali, george's wife september this in the moment the vacation ended. what are you trying to do? >> trying to put the rubber band on the crusher, not the pincher. i'm looking bad. >> you are. >> that's a cute jacket. >> wasn't it 112 degrees up there? >> no, not up there. it is maine. it was cold. >> was it delicious? >> it was delicious. a lot of good lobster roll. >> thank you for the video. thank you, ali. >> thanks a lot, ali. >> you're about as red as that
lobster right now. >> more great videos. another family affair. the boss, dancing in the dark at a show in paris. instead of courteney cox, this time, that's his 20-year-old daughter, jessica. remember, this is what made cox's career. for the boss' daughter, she's already on her way. she's a championship horseback rider. she's on the reserve list to compete on the u.s. equestrian team. i love that video. he's a terrific guy. this was supposed to be andy murray's day. his thunder was stolen by roger federer and the middleton sisters. they wowed the crowd. scoring points for their fashion. there's the duchess. she's done it again. pulling off another royal recycling coup, by wearing a
cream dress we saw last fall on the north american tour. >> why do we have to be amazed by it? >> we just like to see what sooes wearing. and we, especially, at "gma," by we, i mean james -- and there's pippa. pippa was debuting a new look, a dress by danny minogue. and spicing things up in the royal box, david and victoria beckham. and i mean, he looked dashing. >> i do want to say. they were incredibly charming. watching the sisters watch the tennis yesterday. it was great cut-away. >> hence my headline, they stole andy's thunder. you'll like this one, josh. look out world, there's another kardashian girl to keep up with. kourtney kardashian and scott i
disick welcomed their daughter into the world. she's named penelope scotland disick. aunt auntie kim saying she can't wait to spoil little penny. that is "pop news." first day back, where are you, sam? >> i'm out. outside. take a look at this. ever-growing summer time crowd though times square. every day, the crowd is bigger and bigger. soon, we'll have to take some of the buildings out. one or two things happening this morning we want you to know about on this monday, it's monday, right? this monday morning. in come the storms. you're all in line for powerful storms. that front stays in place. every place south of the front will pick up rain in the next couple of days. most of the heat is squeezed to the south and to the west.
portland, your chance to get into the 80 side. if you missed the warmth, you can pick it up with the humidity in the south or head west. this morning, however, the fun for the morning not just here in times square. it's in cincinnati, ohio. ginger zee is there with the power how's abc station, wcpo. if you're not watching it there
this cincinnati, unplug the set your time. good morning, ginger. >> look at cincinnati out if full force. this crowd is rivaling the times square crowd here in fountain square. we're here for the world choir games. the first time it's been held in the u.s. i invite trou listen to cincinnati in song. ♪ one voice this world can change soon our differences will change ♪ ♪ no longer will the people say if i could if i could ♪ >> gotta wrap it up. we're going to have so much more coming up in the next half hour. including our favorites. >> really nice, thank you, ginger. here's a look at what else
we have coming up on our "gma morning menu." jack osbourne. he's with us live. and one woman who says she had to lose her family before she could lose weight. a big story there. and miranda kerr caught in the mommy wars. why fans are lashing out at the model. is gone. but what about your wrinkles. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it has the fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to visibly reduce wrinkles in just one week. "why wait if you don't have to." rapid wrinkle repair. neutrogena®. recommended most by dermatologists.
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attacks the central nervous system. the shocking news as the career is taking off. the new joy of fatherhood filled his life. we'll talk to jack in a moment. let's look at his journey. ♪ take off your clothes you got nothing to lose ♪ >> reporter: he was the boy from across the pond that americans got to know from his family's reality show, "the osbournes." jack oz boun, now 26 is all grown up. a successful tv producer and a proud papa. shortly after his daughter's birth, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. >> i got a black spot in my eye. the next day, it was a black cigar shape. thn i lost most of my center vags. >> reporter: he revealed he was having simple toms for years. his mother was holing back tears days before his appearance. >> we have to think positively.
>> reporter: he struggled with addiction after being in the public eye. now he's got a positive attitude. >> i haven't been able to gloat and like, oh, i have m.s. i have to change diapers and stop baby from crying. >> jack osbourne is here live with us. how is the changing of the diapers going? >> pretty good. pretty good. up this morning, changing diapers. it's the routine. >> that's right. the early years of fatherhood. she's absolutely adorable. >> thank you. >> jack, so many were touched with how hope you have been and how you have faced all of this. and a lot of people, when they hear, m.s., something comes to mind. we all have different images. what was your first thought? >> i mean -- i instantly thought richard pryor. i thought, death sentence. that's it. wheelchair in a couple of years.
game over. the more research you do, unfortuna unfortunately, richard pryor had the most aggressive kind. i have the most common kind, the least aggressive. once you learn about it, okay, just a bit of lifestyle change. i can live with it. >> what is that? >> minimize stress. live as healthy as you can. it's a recipe for good living. >> things have gone well? >> since kind of started medication, things like that, my vision is coming back slowly. other than that, no side effects. >> i know people have reached out to you, montel williams. >> absolutely. he's been kind of a really great source of information. because he's so knowledgeable about m.s. he's had it for a long time.
he's very active in the world. so he's -- he's kind of my go-to guy when anything comes up. >> your prognosis is good, as you said. i love your motto. adapt and overcome. you're applying it to this and moving forward with thank you proje -- new projects. talk about that. >> it's called "haunted highway." there's two teams. myself and dana, we head off down -- just ourselves. film investigations. we investigate paranormal and the haunted. >> people are going, huh? let's take a look. >> can you see that? oh, my god, something touched me. >> nothing is coming up on the camera. you're not being touched by anythingky see. >> turn this off so i can see if this is an animal. >> i'm coming, i'm coming.
what the [ bleep ]? are you serious right now? branch just fell out of a tree and nearly landed on me. there is though wind, nothing. >> i love how everybody in the studio jumped. have you always had a fascination with it? >> yeah, kind of. i've always loved watching shows like that. i had an opportunity to take part in these investigations. i was like, absolutely. >> and you hit the highway and started finding all these -- >> it's weird. it's not like -- it's -- the cool thing about the show is it's not like everything we have all seen. not like a group of camera guys. sound men traipsing through the wood. it's literally me and dana and cameras. >> you make it work. you have other projects you're working on as well.
>> i started a production company. we're producing a show for nat geo wild. it's about guys that train dogs for the police, it's called "alpha dogs." >> how is your dad? >> he was misdiagnosed with m.s., was he not? >> he was misdiagnosed in the '90s. he has a very, very, very rare neurological disorder. 20 people on the planet have it. it's a mutation of parakkinson' but not parkinson's. >> give our best to your family. >> i will. >> you're showing how you live your life and move forward and keep changing diapers. >> keep changing diapers. as long as you change them, it's fine. >> all the best to you, jack. >> thank you. all right, thank you, robin.
we turn to an inspiring story from "extreme makeover, weight loss edition." we look at ashley. she weighed over 300 pounds on her 20th birthday. we'll hear from chris powell in a moment. first, here's a little bit of ash ashley's amazing story. food was one of the many issues weighing her down. >> this is a bad -- it's hard. >> reporter: she was 323 pounds in family of thin people. temptations were ever where. >> when i try to tell them, you're not helping, they keep telling me that it's up to me to have the will power. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: when chris powell surprised her on her 20th birthday, she was desperate for a fresh start. >> what you're fighting for. here we go.
>> reporter: the months crushing workouts was one challenge. the family was another. junk food in the house and fights with her mother affected her weight loss. >> she's a food addict. >> reporter: after six months, things reached a boiling point. >> she said she could i love with her friend rent free. i said i suggested she take her up on the offer. >> it's moving day. >> reporter: with a healthy distance between ashley and her family, she kicked her weight loss this high gear. one year later, a shocking transformation. on the final weigh-in, a staggering 156-pound weight loss. >> i stand here today and because of who i was, that made me who i am today. and i would change nothing. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. truly amazing, chris. >> isn't she beautiful? >> chris, the host of "extreme
makeover weight loss edition." everyone welcome chris powell. you say that ashley admitted she's a food addict. and she wasn't getting help from her family. a family of people who were more naturally thin. that's a humg obstacle to overcome. >> when she admitted she's a come pulsen overeater, a food addict, that's when her journey began. she realized she can't change the people around her. a lot of families are gung ho when the opportunity comes but then, whoa, whoa, whoa. >> this takes work? you said at a point, ashley petered out. the excitement of the pounds coming off wore off. in the real world, folks watching don't have a you to push them and make them stay with the plan. what do you suggest they do?
how do they stay on the path? >> process of the show, it takes a year. i'm only there for so long. i'm gone. she's got the next 9 1/2, 10 months to do it on her own. i recommend, find a fitness-minded community, a yoga group, a tennis club. >> weigh watchers. >> a walking group. a quick google search will lead you to some kind of fitness group within a mile or two of your home. ashley found overeaters anonymous. they all turn to that afterwards. it's an amazing support group for the help during the show and after. >> every community will have something like that. >> absolutely. >> you always talk about the f.i.t.t. plan. you did this with ashley. >> i do it with all of my people. it's the coolest and easiest acronym to remember.
f. is frequency. your body will adapt to everything we do. after five or six of the same kind of workout, your body adapts. for continued results, extreme weight loss, we have to increase the frequency. bump it up to four days a week. the intensity, bump it up to a 3.5 on the treadmill. the time, 30 minminutes, bump ip to 35. instead of the treadmill, change things up. the f.i.t.t. principle. >> she lost 156 pounds. more to go? >> sooes doing great. so happy as is. doesn't she look beautiful? >> congratulations. you can see chris in action on "extreme makeover weight loss edition" on sundays at 9:00 on abc.
now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> good monday morning. i am mike masco. brightening sky downtown. very wet and maryland's most powerful radar shows rain in glen burnie and laurel. 95 on south continuing to see the downpours of rain. 72 in the city. and again we are going for an afternoon high this afternoon around 87 degrees. could be a spot shower or storm and down to 68 for tonight. the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook rod goorng -- cook. >> reporter: good morning. expect heavy delays in the area. and an accident on 95 moved to the northbound shoulder. there at route 100 and that's the same case on another accident that was northbound
that was right at harbor tunnel throughway confined to the shoulder. speeds clocking in at 29 miles per hour. here's the beltway at harford road outer loot conjested continuing up towards providence road. and the west side expect delays from 795 towards route 40. charley over to you. >> twa fire companies closed today for good. truck 15 and squad 11 going away because of budgets cuts. and a big announcement is expected from the baltimore city department of public works. it set for 9 this morning at the ash burton water filtration plant. we don't have a lot of details but it looks like it will deal with results of a water main inspection. news time #:28. we are going back to new york for more "good morning america. back with one more check of weather and traffic in 30 minutes. have a great day.
♪ i've been waiting ♪ for you to call me baby we're just moments away. we want everyone to stick around. "good afternoon america" coming up in just a few hours. we'll show you the set in a little bit. and we have two big tv stars in our midst. kristen johnston. the hilarious new role and a new memoir. >> and man coming back to tv, helping solve mysteries in a very new story. >> she didn't hurt you, did she? love to have you both here. right now, miranda kerr. she's kicked up a real storm
when she decided not to use an epidural. but the interview where she explains she didn't want to drug up her baby has started a heated debate. paula faris followed it all. >> reporter: miranda kerr is no stranger to the spotlight. whether on the runway for victoria's secret or on the red carpet are husband actor orlando bloom. the 29-year-old stunner, model, and new mom is on the hot seat after comments to "harper's bazaar uk" why she opted against an epidural. she tells the magazine i wanted to give him the best possible start in life i could. after seeing videos and the alleged affects of epidural drugs on breast-feeding, she didn't want a quote drugged up baby. moms are taking her comments to heart saying being a supermodel
doesn't make you an expert and she should choose her words more wisely. >> the reality is there is no concern of open durable anesthesia on the new baby. small amounts of medication are given to the mother. litt little, in any, gets into the maternal bloodstream. >> reporter: kerr is not alone in her stance. one blogger says the babies are drugged up when you receive an epidural. do you research. most studies suggest that some babies will have trouble latching on, causing breast-feeding difficulties. >> i don't care if you had an epidural, gave birth at home in a hospital, whatever. wm need to respect each other. >> reporter: kerr is not commenting. for now, the mommy wars wage on. for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> these are the hot button topics you'll see every
afternoon on "gaa." josh and lara upstairs in the n new studio. let's take a peek. >> we're coming up the stairs. how we come to work every day. used to be where we came to work every day. a few hours from now, you can see it redone, remade. remember where we used to do the show before we went downstairs? this is where we're going to be doing our show. a live studio audience. come down, be a part of the show here and take a look. just the panoramic view of times square. parents talk at their kids all the time. let's say, hello to sarina. and kate and duff. >> a lot of yard sale stuff. >> we love being if times square. but that's a beautiful look. >> not a bad backdrop, right? we have a studio audience because we want you to
participate. i don't just mean you, george, robin, and sam. i mean america. come down, participate on twitter, your social network. it will be a raucous, fun conversation. it will feel like "gma," but a dare say, a little more relaxed. >> a lot of contributors and special guests. come with me quickly. we have a piano in store, because coming for you today, the live special guest star, liza minnelli. won't you join us? 2:00 p.m. good afternoon -- >> america. >> let's get back downstairs to sam. >> a lot of fun. they're going to have a lot of fun with that. >> the upstairs looks vaguely familiar. it looks more fun now. >> and with liza with a "z." >> jazz hands. ka i take a second to take a longingly lovely look at our --
>> thank you, thank you. >> at the form and color that is robin roberts. can i just -- >> after the model from victoria's secret, it's all -- >> hey, my day is made. by the way, from the clouds that are up there. here's that -- means a turbulent sky. this in this twitter picture mie familiar to you and josh. i was keeping an eye out on the beach for anything -- a sea rescue. >> right. >> here's what's going on in the next couple of days. welcome news from minneapolis to washington, d.c. the northern virginia area, too. south of the cold front, the heat stays. the humidity stays. it will be making an awful lot of rain out of the humidity. the south needs it. it makes it more uncomfortable
with the heat and humidity. the west coast? you're in great shape for the next c >> all of that water was brought to you by purina. it's fun in times square. almost every morning. this morning, we took some fun and sent it to cincinnati. ginger zee is there. good morning, ginger. >> the crowd is painted. the love here. and we have drew lachey, hometown guy back in town and the emcee for the world quichoi games. >> this is the olympics of the
choral world. it's natural fit for us here in cincinnati. the arts and cultural base is strong. >> they come together. a friendly competition. we have a new choir. >> this is one of the choirs from venn dezuela. ♪ [ singing in foreign language ] ♪ >> all right. we're wrapping it up. drew, thank you so much. we're hoping the world choir games so well. such a great team. they love "good morning america" and you, specifically, in
cincinnati. >> give them a big hug. we love them right back. give them our best. kristen johnston made us laugh out loud as a wacky alien on "3rd rock from the sun." she's in another comedy, "the exes." she's written a memoir called "guts." give it up for miss kristen johnston, everybody. >> all my fans came today. >> i know. i'm so happy to meet you. >> isn't he cute? i was flirting with him earlier. >> you are one of those spirits that everyone pulls for. >> raeally? i thought everyone hated me. >> no, no. >> once you leave for awhile, that's the key, disappear. people are like, oh, thank go.
they're like, finally, someone who works and is famous. no, i didn't. >> you did not go away. you were working broadway. >> no one hears of you. they think, what happened to her? no one covers broadway press wise. >> everyone goes back to "3rd rock." >> it was fabulous but a long time ago. >> now you have "the exes." explain the concept. >> it's a new york city-based show. we shoot in l.a. unfortunately. it's about a divorced lawyer and these three guys that she has sort of -- she was their divorce attorney. it's too early for me, robin. sorry. they live across the hall. >> they're considered lovable losers?
>> i never heard that. what does that make me? the queen of the lovable losers? >> it max you -- why don't we play a clip? here we go. >> they're lopsided. what the hell happened? look, the underwire is all bent. you have to help me bend it back. >> it won't budge. >> keep bending it. just do it. come on. >> you must be edward. i've heard good things. [ applause ] >> lopsided boobs. what can you do? >> it gets laughs every time.
>> it's a joyous experience for me. i'm not blowing smoke. i love working there and doing this job. i'm very lucky to be alive and i'm just grateful. >> you talk about in your book. i mean, wow. you don't hold back. it's funny. but it's very honest about overcoming addiction and how close you came to not being here and how grateful you are to be here. >> who knew? i was the biggest liar no town. i tell the whole truth. a whole new life has opened up. >> you think more people should be open about your addictions? >> i think you should be allowed to. i think there's so much secrecy. it keeps people sick. i really do. i think if you need to tell someone, you should. if not, it's fine. whatever helps you get better. >> and this is what helped you. we're so glad that you're better
and back doing the things that make us laugh. >> thank you, thank you. >> "guts" is the name of the book. you must pick it up. you're going to be on "20/20." >> and "good afternoon america" tomorrow. you'll be sick of me. >> "guts" is in bookstores. we have eric mccormack here live. come on back. [ male announcer ] are you paying more
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we're back out here in times square with eric mccormack. welcome. >> thank you, sir. >> you all know him from "will & grace." after a stint on broadway, he is now on "perception." take a look. >> he's intercept. ? what are youi talking about? she confessed. >> she's suffering from korsikov's disease. i tell her she has a cat named millie, she has a cat. you tell her she bashed her husband over the head, she believes it. it's a bit of a cliche, isn't it, detective? >> and eric mccormack joins us.
that's the brilliant daniel pierce. he's a paranoid schizophrenic. it's got to be hard to lay. >> he's not a detective. he's an academic i, a teacher. and he has this condition. the last place he should be is the crime scene. >> this condition that curses him in his personal life is a professional boom. >> he's neuroscientist. his brain is his best friend and biggest asset. because of his disorder, it can be his worst enemy. he's not on his meds. he's playing with fire constantly. >> i know it's not the intention, but do you think this might end up spreading a -- a more understanding message of mental illness? >> i hope so. it's not, obviously, what i love about the character, because he is a neuroscientist, he
understands his condition. he can obviously use it in positive ways as he's trying to piece together puzzles. but it's important to show people living with paranoid schizophrenia that are high-functioning. they hold down jobs. he's doing it. >> i would say high functioning. boy, "will & grace" still having an impact. maizing to see vice president biden pretty your show to help move along the acceptance of gay marriage. >> we had to focus on being funny at the time. it's amazing that six years after we finished, the vice president, and then two days later, the president does something monumental like backing it up. >> you just finished up on broadway. >> it's an amazing confluence.
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well rg it's hard to believe that next week marx 13 years since jfk jr. and his wife, c e carolyn bessette died. rosemarie terenzio joins us with more. we looked at william and kate on the show today. i was struck then that they always seemed american royalty. 13 years later, why do people remain so fascinated by this couple? >> i think because their lives
were cut short so soon. and because he was everybody's -- everybody's guy. he was -- man on the street. he was around people. he was handsome, charismatic. he was a great, great guy. >> so many people wanted to see something of themselves in he and in she. what were the responses to the book? >> oh, it was overwhelming. i got thousands of e-mails from people, strangers, and friends, and "george" colleagues. all saying how much they loved the book and how much they missed him. it made them miss them both even more. >> you heard from people that knew them well. what did they have to say? >> one of his closest friends said to me, if he had a book written about him, he would want it to be this one. that made me proud. >> he straddled the public and
private so well. in a world of social media how do you think his life might have been different? >> he would have lost his cell phone every ere day. there would have been 40,000 john f. kennedys on twitter. none of them would be his. he probably would have sid, how do i work this facebook thing? >> you knew him maybe as well as anybody. what is his absence like for you? >> i think there will always be a hole. and as aye said before, in -- to someone else on abc, um -- the world was a little better with john in it. >> indeed it was. rose marie terendio, "fairy
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the clouds and we will see sunshine during the course of the morning. or later this afternoon rather. heaviest rain shifting towards the south. glen burnie seeing the rain and 95 south you g and it's 72 right now rain cooled 72 in the city and easton is at 75. see the boundary of the cold front on top of us right now. that's going to drift towards the south and mixture of sunshine and clouds this afternoon. and there could be a spot shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon. 87 that's the 2 degree guarantee. showers and thunderstorm during the day today. down to 68 degrees mostly cloudyisolated storm. 7-day forecast looks like. this back to seasonable temperatures tuesday an afternoon storm at 85. 87 on wednesday, thursday, friday looks good but more humidity going into friday. and the weekend right now looks to be in the middle and upper 80s. let's look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning will trouble in anne arundel county a crash on route 50 blocks two westbound lanes at richey
highway. delays on the jfx as well. that's due to an accident northbound at northern parkway of the southbound lanes going to be jammed from cold spring to 28th street. and if you are in baltimore county we are dealing with an accident right on bel air road at rossville boulevard and beltway in parkville at harford road. a lot of improvement on the outer loop and sluggish up towards providence and congestion will pick up even moreover on the west side where the outer loop will be packed from 795 down to route 40. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. if you want to win a 600 dollar gas gift card like my facebook and have a wonderful day and we will see you tomorrow morning. [ dog growls, barks ] bring your dog to work day... not our best idea. [ barking ] george! stop it! stop. oh. it was a nice thought. [ male announcer ] some business decisions
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